Zebra Brain Cast Replica Model

Description

Zebra Brain Cast Replica Model Equus sp. measures 7.2 x 3.8 x 2.8 inches or 18cm x 10cm x 9cm. Museum quality replicas are cast in durable Polyurethane resins. Made in USA.

Zebras are several species of African equids (horse family) united by their distinctive black and white striped coats. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique to each individual. They are generally social animals that live in small harems to large herds. Unlike their closest relatives, horses and donkeys, zebras have never been truly domesticated.

Plains zebras live in eastern and southeastern Africa grasslands where there are only two seasons which are wet and dry. Equus quagga is their scientific name. There are several species of African equids (horse family) united by their distinctive black-and-white striped coats. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique to each individual. They are generally social animals that live in small harems to large herds. Unlike their closest relatives, horses and donkeys, zebras have never been truly domesticated.

There are three species of zebras: the plains zebra, the mountain zebra and the Grévy’s zebra. The plains zebra and the mountain zebra belong to the subgenus Hippotigris, while Grévy’s zebra is the sole species of subgenus Dolichohippus.

The unique stripes of zebras make them one of the animals most familiar to people. They occur in a variety of habitats, such as grasslands, savannas, woodlands, thorny scrublands, mountains, and coastal hills.

Zebras have excellent eyesight. Like most ungulates, the zebra’s eyes are on the sides of its head, giving it a wide field of view. Zebras also have night vision, although not as advanced as that of most of their predators.

Zebras have excellent hearing and have larger, rounder ears than horses; like other ungulates, zebras can turn their ears in almost any direction. In addition to superb eyesight and hearing, zebras also have acute senses of smell and taste.

Zebras communicate with each other with high-pitched barks and whinnying. When tense, they will also snort. When a predator is spotted or sensed, a zebra will bark (or bray) loudly.

Additional information

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 7.2 × 3.8 × 2.8 in
Zebra Brain Cast

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Tribe: Equini
Genus: Equus

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